Okahumpka in Lake County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Attorney Virgil Darnell Hopkins
Florida and Okahumpka’s
Civil Rights Pioneer
May his personal sacrifices
and provided legal assistance
to those in need,
inspire future generations
Location. 28° 44.885′ N, 81° 53.761′ W. Marker is in Okahumpka, Florida, in Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of Virgil Hawkins Circle and County Road 470 on Virgil Hawkins Circle. Touch for map. Marker is right across from Okahumpka's Post Office. Marker is in this post office area: Okahumpka FL 34762, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Adamsville (approx. 8½ miles away); Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (approx. 9 miles away); Villa City (approx. 9.4 miles away); Sumterville (approx. 10.2 miles away); Pilaklikaha/Abraham's Town (approx. 11.2 miles away); Sumter County Farmers Market (approx. 13.3 miles away); The History of Groveland High School (approx. 13.3 miles away); Parson Brown Orange Tree (approx. 13½ miles away).
More about this marker. Marker is part of the Florida Black Heritage Marker Series
Also see . . . Virgil D. Hawkins obituary from New York Times. (Submitted on March 15, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida.)
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights •
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